Category: Wellness

Keep your managers and your employees healthy with wellness training. These tips are the starting block for a wellness program that can cut healthcare costs, reduce absenteeism rates, and improve employee morale and productivity.

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Top 5 Ways Employers Control Healthcare Costs

It’s been in the news frequently enough that most of us are at least vaguely aware that healthcare costs have been rising over the last several years. Anyone paying for health insurance is certainly more than vaguely aware of this. While employees are seeing higher deductibles and more expensive premiums, the impact on businesses is […]

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5 Best Practices for Mitigating Workplace Stress

According to the American Institute of Stress, workplace stress costs U.S. industries around $300 billion every year and is on the rise as workdays get longer, workers work harder, and job insecurity continues to increase. If you want to mitigate workplace stress at your organization, here are a few best practices to keep in mind.

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4 Stats About Workplace Wellness You Need to Know

Overall, strategic and well-executed workplace wellness programs offer benefits for employers and employees. According to research, 78% of employees believe their company’s wellness program had a positive impact on workers’ health, and 75% believe such programs had a positive impact on their productivity and performance. So, as you work to improve your workplace wellness programs […]

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Could Workplace Wellness Programs Be the Answer to Failed Resolutions?

As we move further into another new year, it’s likely that most people have already given up on their fitness resolutions. In fact, by the second week in February, roughly 80% of all resolutions have failed. And some have even gotten so specific as to pinpoint the second Friday in January as “Quitters’ Day,” because […]

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Why Your Employees Need Days to Unplug

CareerBuilder recently revealed that modern-day workers have a difficult time unplugging from their devices and from work as a result. So, they are burned out, fatigued, stressed, and unhappy.

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4 Ways to Get Your Employees More Active This Year

According to one study conducted by Duke University, obese workers filed twice the number of workers’ compensation claims, had seven times higher medical costs from those claims, and had 13 times more lost workdays due to injury or illness than non-obese employees.

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New App Helps Improve Employee Sleep

The sleep-deprived business professional is a bit of a cliché in modern culture. We often expect to see businesspeople and other professionals spending long hours and late nights to earn their success. And regardless of why the employee may be sleep deprived, from a company perspective, why does it matter how much sleep the employee […]